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Nursing Resources

Welcome! This guide provides an effective way to locate library information and essential resources specifically related to nursing students, staff and faculty.

Patient Education

Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool (PEMAT)

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has just released a new tool to help professionals choose more understandable and actionable materials – the Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool (PEMAT). Patient educational materials, such as brochures, medical instructions, and audiovisual aids, are often complex and lack clear information about what the patient is supposed to do.  AHRQ’s PEMAT and User’s Guide provides a systematic method to evaluate and compare the understandability and actionability of patient education materials.


Trusted health information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine includes Health Topics, Drugs & Supplements, and Videos & Cool Tools.

Health Reference Center Academic

Provides access to many nursing and allied health full text journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources.

Nursing Reference Center Patient Education

Click on the Patient Education tab along the top bar to to access easy to read handouts in Emglish and Spanish.